Strunk's Source Readings in Music History by Leo Treitler
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Strunk's Source Readings in Music History
By Leo Treitler

Strunk's Source Readings in Music History

The Baroque Era 2nd Revised edition

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Edited by Margaret Murata See other recent books by Margaret Murata See other recent books by W. Oliver Strunk
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Strunk's Source Readings in Music History by Leo Treitler

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And as music itself was becoming more and more of a public affair, discussions and writings about music increased greatly. In The Baroque Era, Margaret Murata presents twoscore readings from a constellation of personalities whose thoughts and opinions help define the period for us. We hear, of course, from the composers (Monteverdi, Schutz, Rameau, Bach) and the theorists (Artusi, Simpson, North, Mattheson), but we also find the words of nonmusicians, ranging from the famous (Joseph Addison, Lady Mary Montagu) to the unknown "Truthful Reporter."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393966978
ISBN-10: 0393966976
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 22-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Leo Treitler

Leo Treitler, Distinguished Professor of Music at the City University of New York, is the author of Music and the Historical Imagination, as well as other books and articles on music historiography and medieval music.

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